The Asia Pacific Internet Group invests in people and ideas. We incubate technology companies with proven business models and help our entrepreneurs to become leaders in one of the world’s most promising markets.
The Asia Pacific region is one of the most promising markets for online-based business models. With a population of more than 1.2 bn people and strongly growing internet and mobile penetration, this region holds a huge potential. Asia is already the largest e-commerce market in the world and accounts for 46% of the digital buyers worldwide. Furthermore, this number is only originating from 16.9 % of the regions population. We embrace both the potential and the challenges that come with a highly diverse mixture of different cultures and levels of development.
Prior to his appointment as Managing Director, Nicolas was the Chief Financial Officer of APACIG. Previously, Nicolas collected extensive experience in Europe, Hong Kong and Singapore, working for Pricewaterhouse Coopers (Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services) for more than 10 Years and various international start-ups in Mobile Payment and Data Analytics / machine learning with headquarters in Asia. Nicolas holds a Master degree in Finance and Strategy from ESSEC - and a Master in Accounting (equivalent of CPA).
Sohil joined APACIG in January 2017 as Chief Product Officer. He is an internet veteran in the e-commerce industry across three continents and brings in his 18 years of product management experience. Prior to APACIG, Sohil served as CPO for the Lazada group and held various senior product roles in companies like eBay, Walmart Rocket Internet and Stubhub among others. He has been part of multiple successful exits, grown revenues to exceed a billion from scratch, holds patents and brings both, entrepreneurial and corporate experience, to the team.
Alex joined APACIG in December 2016 as Head of Engineering. With over 15 years of software development experience Alex has held several senior roles as a CTO, Software Development Manager and developer in Asia and the UK, working for companies as Gomeeki, Affiliate Window and 1st Contact. Alex holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of Surrey and can be found reading Scifi books on his Kindle when not thinking about technology.